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Wrap Up for Thursday, June 8, 2017

Roll Call Votes
  1. Confirmation of Scott Brown to be Ambassador to New Zealand; confirmed: 94-4.

Legislative Business

Completed the Rule 14 process to place on the Legislative Calendar of Business H.R.1628, American Health Care Act of 2017.

Passed Calendar # 91, S.826 as amended, a bill to reauthorize the Partners for Fish and Wildlife Program and certain wildlife conservation funds, to establish prize competitions relating to the prevention of wildlife poaching and trafficking, wildlife conservation, the management of invasive species, and the protection of endangered species, and for other purposes.

Passed S.J.Res.45, condemning the deadly attack on May 26, 2017, in Portland, Oregon, expressing deepest condolences to the families and friends of the victims, and supporting efforts to overcome hatred, bigotry, and violence.

Adopted S.Res.115, commemorating the 100th anniversary of the 1st Infantry Division, with a Moran amendment to the preamble and a Moran amendment to the resolution.

Adopted S.Res.188, condemning the recent terrorist attacks by ISIS.

Adopted S.Res.189, designating the week June 5 through June 11, 2017, as "Hemp History Week"

Executive Business

Confirmed all nominations on the Secretary's desk in the Foreign Service.